25 Apr 2022

Samacheer Kalvi 8th History Unit 8 Answers

Samacheer Kalvi 8th Social Science – History Unit 8 Book Back Answers:

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Unit 8 – Status of Women in India through the ages

I. Choose the correct answer:

1. …………… society is constantly changing with additions, assimilation and omissions from within and outside.
(a) Human
(b) Animal
(c) Forest
(d) Nature
(a) Human

2. The First woman doctor in India was
(a) Dharmambal
(b) Muthulakshmi Ammaiyar
(c) Moovalur Ramamirdham
(d) Panditha Ramabai
(b) Muthulakshmi Ammaiyar

3. The practice of sat was abolished in.
(a) 1827
(b) 1828
(c) 1829
(d) 1830
(c) 1829

4. B.M Malabar was a
(a) teacher
(b) doctor
(c) lawyer
(d) journalist
(d) journalist

5. Which of the following was/were the reform movement(s)?
(a) Brahma Samaj
(b) Prarthana Samaj
(c) Arya Samaj
(d) all the above
(d) all the above

6. The Bethune school was founded in by J.E.D. Bethune.
(a) 1848
(b) 1849
(c) 1850
(d) 1851
(b) 1849

7. Which commission recommended to start primary schools for girls in 1882?
(a) Wood’s
(b) Welly
(c) Hunter
(d) Muddiness
(c) Hunter

8. Sara’s child Marriage Bill fixing the minimum marriageable age for girls at.
(a) 11
(b) 12
(c) 13
(d) 14
(d) 14

II. Fill in the Blanks:

  1. ……………. society was setup by the Christian missionaries in 1819.
  2. ……………. of Sivaganga fought bravely against the British.
  3. Servants of India Society was started by ……………
  4. ……………. was the one of the greatest social reformer of Tamil Nadu.
  5. Kandukuri Veeresalingam published a journal called …………….


  1. Alath Pemal Juvenile
  2. Velu nachiyar
  3. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  4. Periyar
  5. Vivekavardhini

III. Match the following:

  1. Theosophical society  – Italian traveler
  2. Sarada Sadan               – Social evil
  3. Wood’s Despatch        – Annie Besant
  4. Niccolo Conti               – Pandita RamaBhai
  5. Dowry                            – 1854


1 – iii; 2 – iv; 3 – v; 4 – i; 5 – ii

IV. State True or False:

  1. Women were honoured in Rig Vedic period.
  2. Devadasi system was a social evil.
  3. Raja Rammohan Roy, was the pioneer of Indian social reform movement.
  4. Reservation of 23 percent to women envisaged an improvement in the sociopolitical status of women.
  5. The age of marriage was raised for boys and girls by the Sharda Act of 1930.


  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False
  5. True

V. Choose the correct statement:

1. Find out the correct pair:
(a) Women’s university – Prof. D.K. Karve
(b) Justice Ranade – Arya Samaj
(c) Widow Remarriage Act – 1855
(d) Rani Lakshmi Bhai – Delhi
(a) Women’s university – Prof. D.K. Karve

2. Find the odd
(a) Child marriage devadasi system)
(b) sati
(c) devadasi system
(d) widow remarriage
(d) widow remarriage

3. Consider the following Statements
i) Begum Hazarat Mahal, Rani Lakshmi Bhai led an armed revolt against the British
ii) Velunachiyar of Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu fought bravely against the British Which of the statement (s) given above is/or correct?
(a) i only
(b) ii only
(c) i and ii
(d) neither i nor ii
(c) i and ii

4. Assertion (A): Raja Rammohan Roy is most remembered by all Indians
Reason (R): He wiped out the evil practice of Sati from the Indian Society
(a) A and R are wrong
(b) A is correct and R is Wrong
(c) A is correct and R explains A
(d) A is correct and R does not explain A
(c) A is correct and R explains A

VI. Answer the following in one or two sentences:

1. Name the prominent leaders who fought for the enlistment of women.
Raja Rammohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidhyasagar. Kandukuri, Veeresalingam, M.G. Ranade and B.M. Malabari, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Periyar E.V.R, and many women Reformers.

2. List out some social evils.
Sat, child marriages, female infanticide, the Purdah system, and slavery were some of the social evils that existed in Indian Society.

3. Who were the notable women during the medieval period?
Razia Sultana, Queen Durgavati, Chand Bibi, NurJahan, Jahan nara, Jiyabai and Mirabai.

4. Mention the important women freedom fighters of India.
Velunachiyar of Sivaganga, Begum Hazrat Mahal, and Rani Lakshmi Bhai of Jhansi were important women freedom fighters of India.

5. Give a note on Sati.

  • Sati was a social evil that prevailed in Indian society.
  • It means self – immolation of the widow on the funeral pyre of the husband earlier it was voluntary later it was forced by the widow’s relatives.
  • It was abolished by Raja Rammohan Roy in 1829.

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